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7/13/2010
Harris Teeter Together in Education Supports Schools in Hampton Roads and Outer Banks
Harris Teeter Donates Over $1.35 Million to Together in Education Schools in 2009/2010


Harris Teeter Donates Over $1.35 Million to Together in Education Schools in 2009/2010

Help Harris Teeter support local schools through Together in Education

Charlotte, NC – During the 2009/2010 school year, Harris Teeter Together in Education (TIE) distributed $1,396,930.39 to participating TIE schools, raising the total earned by schools since 1998 to $14,101,549!

The highest earning schools in the Hampton Roads and Outer Banks during the 2009/2010 school year were:

School  

 City  

2009/2010 Payout

WH Taylor Elementary School  Norfolk  $1,404.70
Norfolk Academy  Norfolk  $772.60
Hickory Middle School Chesapeake $755.04
Kitty Hawk Elementary School  Kitty Hawk $592.60
First Flight Middle School  Kill Devil Hills $466.76

Area earnings totaled $56,078.

Harris Teeter established TIE to help schools financially in the communities in which its stores are located and gives schools many opportunities to raise money.  Schools that have a TIE code can earn money when community members link their VIC cards to the TIE code and purchase Harris Teeter brand products.  Schools can also earn extra cash for valuable programs by participating in Together in Education bonus events including Teachers of Excellence, We Think Green and Sing My Jingle. 

Together in Education encourages all schools grades k-12 to apply for a TIE code and would like to remind community members to re-link their VIC cards in August.

For more information about Together in Education, please visit harristeeter.com.